Showtime has selected nine projects by students from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts for its Visions From Ground Zero project. The nine filmmakers will receive funding to produce shorts based on their…
Sony Pictures Classics has inked a deal with Toronto-based Mongrel Media for the small Canuck company to handle SPC films in Canada.
Paramount Classics has picked up rights in all English-speaking territories to "And Now ... Ladies and Gentlemen," written and directed by Claude Lelouch.
Some are describing it as China's "Full Monty," but without the stripping. Still Wang Guangli's latest film of gritty working-class heroes wasn't a sure bet to be make its way into Chinese theaters.
Giant media companies love to hold forth on the glories of synergy, and surely there is no better poster boy for their belief than Harry Potter. AOL Time Warner hierarchs go on at length about how…
Germany's first all-computer animated film, Lenard Krawinkel's "Back to Gaya," is breaking new ground in more ways than one. Krawinkel ("Sumo Bruno") recently tapped Hollywood writing duo Don McEnery…
Makers of a doc about alt-country band Wilco didn't start out using "The Blair Witch Project" as a model for getting their project sold, but that's how it worked out.
It's a great advertisement for tolerance and no small achievement for cinema that today's stars at the Gallic box office are just as likely to be called Jamel, Jalil or Roschdy as they are Gerard…
Nearly three decades after sawing his way into film history books in Tobe Hooper's classic gorefest "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre," Leatherface is storming out of the vaults.
ShoWest always features a lot of industry cheerleading, even amid the current financial woes of many U.S. exhibs. This year, there was actually some good news to applaud -- or so it appeared.
With six weeks to go before France's presidential elections, disinterested French citizens are showing serious signs of campaign fatigue. But not so film industry folk.